Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 3291   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Bottle Conditioned.
Launched on December 26th 1989 @ 9% abv. Abv reduced from 9% to 8.5% in 2003.
The particular character and the unique taste of "Delirium Tremens" result from the use of three different kinds of yeast. Its very original packing, which resembles cologne ceramics, and the colourful label contribute to its success.
In 1997, Stuart A. Kallen nominated Delirium Tremens as "best beer in the world". A gold medal during the "world beer championships" in Chicago (1998) confirmed that worldwide recognition.

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Pastor (799) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - OCT 12, 2007
The 12 oz bottle poured cloudy golden yellow with bits of yeast particules being carried around by the carbonation. Large white billowing head helped fill my duvel tulp The smell of friuty belgian yeast , bublegum and some citrus are great . meduim body easy drinking . Flavors of sweet malts light herbal with more of a citrus after bite than hoppy bitter in the end .I’ll say it again "realy easy to drink" would not take to much for me to drink another one

mtoast (336) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2007
On tap, from old notes. Bright yellow with stark white foam, sweet malt flavors with subtle bitterness. Fairly thin body, strange flavor of candied cherries that I really don’t like in the aftertaste.

petermadsen (390) - Vesterbronxxx, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2007
nice fruity nose. quite some esters in the aroma, sweet malt and a light bitter end. more to follow...

EricDanger (23) - USA - OCT 10, 2007
On-Tap. Sugar, lots of spice, some citrus, light fruit, some caramel. Nice drinking beer, not too strong, well balanced. Nothing really stands-out, but its a solid choice.

DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2007
Fruity nose, flowers, spices and coriander. Colour is a glowing peach. Mouthfeel is light and soft. Notes of malt, citrus, hops, dates, raisins. A really stand out beer.

jcwattsrugger (12559) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2007
on tap @House of Brews NY-pours a big white head that laces and yellow color. Aroma is citrus-lemon, wheat, spice-(nutmeg?). taste is citrus-lemon, wheat, spice and then some herbal characteristics. OK effervescence.

Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2007
Bottle. Golden colour with large white frothy head. Aroma is yeasty / sweet / grassy / oranges. Taste is creamy / slight spicyness / some banana. Light bodied beer, but wonderful to drink.

xnoxhatex (1305) - Grand Rapids/Chicago, Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2007 ’07 Bomber from GF. Cloudy golden color with large, fluffy white head. Aroma is very spicy with yeast and some alc. Flavor matched the aroma to a T. Medium body with some creaminess. A very satisfying beer and always good to have around.

jblendy (521) - Hawthorne, New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2007
Pours hazy golden with a foamy white head. Aroma of grassy hops, yeast, and a bit of spice. Slightly spicy flavor, with a bit of fruity sweetness, and some barely noticeable herbal/grassy hops. Palate is fairly average and light bodied, but the lively carbonation and lingering flavor makes up for the lack of body a bit. Pleasant but light in all aspects, still fairly enjoyable though.

RiverHorse (457) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 4, 2007
Pours a cloudy dark golden color with a huge fluffy white head and lots of sediment floating in the trappist glass. The scent was yeasty and gummy with some clove and spice making thier way through. I wasn’t very impressed by this beer. It was thin on the palate and didn’t have much in the way of mouthfeel.

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